Schneider Trophy contest programme, back cover, 1931.
Schneider Trophy contest programme, back cover, 1931. by . Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, postcards and mugs. SSPL Science and Society Picture Library
USS Scorpion (SSN-589) was lost with all hands on May 22, 1968. The official position is that she was victim to an inboard torpedo accident - a "hot run" - but there is still much speculation about the circumstances surrounding the events leading up to, and following, that fateful day. Regardless of whether her sinking was sinister or accidental, remember the 99 brave sailors who were lost while serving in the world's finest nuclear submarine force and the families they left behind that…
The Massive Soviet Sub That Inspired 'Hunt For Red October'
Massive and oddly innovative, yet at the same time totally antiquated by western standards, the Soviet built ballistic missile nuclear submarine, code named "Typhoon" by NATO, was in many ways a perfect metaphor for the USSR's military capability during the 1980s and thus the perfect fodder for informed fiction.